Downloads: 102 | Views: 159
Research Paper | Curriculum Studies | Philippines | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020
Compliance and Agreement of Kindergarten Teachers on the Implementation of Blocks of Time
Rica Mae G. Guradian | Noel G. Benavides 
Abstract: This study aimed to determine the compliance and agreement of the kindergarten teachers on the implementation of blocks of time in Bulan District for school year 2019-2020. The study was descriptive type of research, using a self-constructed questionnaire, validated by the panel members and the researcher’s adviser. The respondents of the study were the 50 kindergarten teachers in all the elementary schools in Bulan District. The main concern of the study was blocks of time implementation in terms of time allotment, learning activities, instructional materials, and teaching approach used. Weighted mean, frequency count, percentage, and ranking were utilized to analyze the data gathered. Chi square (2) test was employed to determine the significant relationship between the profile and level of agreement of the teachers on the implementation. The respondents were dominated by female teachers. The quarter percent of the total respondent are 31 to 40 years old and have Bachelor’s degree. Almost 50 percent have 5 years and below teaching experience and have attended the Division level training. The teachers always complied the time allotment and learning activities while the instructional materials and teaching approach used are complied. Further, the teachers agreed with instructional materials whereas undecided with time allotment, learning activities, and teaching approach used. Findings revealed that the foremost problem encountered by the teachers is the limited technical assistance given to prepare the instructional materials. Likewise, the educational attainment and length of service affect the level of agreement on the implementation of blocks of time. It is recommended that the teachers may be encouraged to pursue their graduate studies and to attend more related seminars on kindergarten and on preparing effective instructional materials.
Keywords: Compliance and Agreement
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,
Pages: 1785 - 1788